9 min read · From 2017 · In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where they live and their name, and you may or may not recognize them.
20+ min read · Mar 18th · When a secretive start-up scraped the internet to build a facial-recognition tool, it tested a legal and ethical limit — and blew the future of privacy in America wide open.
The more society-changing aspect of facial recognition in the United States may be how private companies deploy it. And imagine what you would do with a face-identifying app on your phone: a Shazam for people. You would never forget someone’s name at a party again.
And anonymity could be eradicated in day-to-day life.
1 min read · May 4th · Companies like Facebook aren’t building technology for you, they’re building technology for your data. They collect everything they can from FB, Instagram, and WhatsApp in order to sell visibility…
Companies like Facebook aren’t building technology for you, they’re building technology for your data.
We created a multi-variant targeted ad designed to show you the personal data that Facebook collects about you and sells access to. The ad would simply display some of the information collected about the viewer which the advertising platform uses. Facebook was not into that idea.